display looses connectivity randomly

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I have a 5-in-1 Pro+ Model 06014 weather sensor, Two displays, Model 06058 that came with the package and model 06016 that I added in another room. For the last several weeks, model 06058 looses connectivity off and on all day. It will show no bars and other times four bars. The display is line of sight with the sensor through a window about 100 feet away. Display model 06016 is in the office about thirty feet further from the sensor with an interior wall between. Display 06016 has never lost connectivity. Shows four bars consistently. Also, the lightning detector has never show up on the display 06058. I have set up the other sensor for the lightning detector many times but still, nothing on the display. Thunderstorms yesterday all day- lightning detector flashing all day but nothing on the display. Tried to call Acurite- 2 hour wait time. Very disapointed.
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Jim T
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Steve U

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Some of this sounds like local interference .  Is your WiFi router close to the display? A PC that has active WiFi? A cell phone (not in Airplane mode)?
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Thanks Steve. I don't have the unit connected to a router. Just a stand alone unit. The unit that works all the time is actually in the room with our WiFi router. Both displays have worked fine since December. Just started awhile back with the one. It doesn't matter if  both of our laptops and cell phones are on or off. I am currently three feet away from the display in question using my laptop and it shows four bars. 30 minutes ago there were no bars showing. Sometimes I unplug the display and plug it back in. Sometimes the bars come back and sometimes they don't.
ARRRGHHHH!
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I have a similar set-up, with 3 separate displays working off my 5-in-1 Pro.  I originally had 2 displays, and everything worked fine for almost a year, and then the periodic loss-of-signal events started to occur.  Usually in late afternoon, and would last for a couple of hours, and then everything was fine (like nothing had happened).  It suddenly quit altogehter during a winter storm, and that is when I decided to purchase a remote battery module for my 5-in-1 (I need to stand on the next to top step of an 8 foot step ladder in order to stretch-up and reach my 5-in-1, and that isn't something I look forward to).  After I installed it, I had some difficulties getting all of the sensors re-synched, but everything has worked fine ever since

The Display that works with my Lightning Detector is another story.  The only way I had success restoring signals from ALL 3 Sensors, is to completely reboot it (losing all of the historical data) and keeping all 3 sensors close by until it recognizes them.  There ought to be an easier way to re-establish connections to ONE sensor that went missing (battery change-out, for example).
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sounds like you need to boost the signal with the AcuRite 06053M Wireless Signal Extender for AcuRite Sensors.
I added this and it made night and day difference on my inside displays.
I placed it just inside a window between the outside 5-in-1 and the displays inside.
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